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Fuel Economy Proposal Meets Resistance in Detroit

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Fuel Economy Proposal Meets Resistance in Detroit

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Fuel Economy Proposal Meets Resistance in Detroit

Fuel Economy Proposal Meets Resistance in Detroit

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Proposed legislation would raise the requirement for Corporate Average Fuel Economy to 35 miles per gallon over 10 years.

Automakers recently have said it's impossible for them to meet tougher fuel efficiency standards, but New York Times Detroit Bureau Chief Micheline Maynard says carmakers in Japan and Europe already have to meet higher standards. Maynard talks with Michele Norris.

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